Package Options & Pricing

Expo-Only Package

$140 Early Bird by January 30th

$165 Advance by April 2nd

$190 Onsite after April 2nd

Seminar-Track Package

$495 Early Bird by January 30th

$580 Advance by April 2nd

$665 Onsite after April 2nd

All-Access Pass

$810 Early Bird by January 30th

$945 Advance by April 2nd

$1,155 Onsite after April 2nd

NOTE: Non-exhibiting suppliers will be charged $2,100 for the Expo-Only Package, $2,400 for the Seminar-Track Package
and $2,700 for the All-Access Pass. They will receive the standard rate on all a la carte workshops. 

A LA CARTE

EARLY BIRD RATES VALID THROUGH JANUARY 30th

Tuesday, April 3 | 8:00 a.m. - Noon

New: expanded content! This year we’ve lengthened our popular Development Workshop from four hours to eight and broken it into two convenient sessions. This first of the series focuses on the planning phase of process, discussing national development activity and overbuilding, site selection and feasibility, the key members of the development and construction team, site layout and unit mix, and the zoning and approvals process. Discover what you need to avoid a bad investment with insight from this expert group of presenters. 

Speakers: Jamie Lindau, Sales Manager, Trachte Building Systems; Jo Beth White, President, Development Services Inc.; Ken Carrell, Principal, ARE Associates; Anne Hawkins, Executive Vice President, STR Inc.; Rod Lockard, Director of Construction Services, Storage Construction

  • $395 Early Bird by January 30th
  • $480 Advance by April 2nd
  • $580 Onsite after April 2nd

Tuesday, April 3 | 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

This second of the series focuses on the building phase of process, discussing new construction (traditional and multi-story), conversion projects, renovations and site expansion. Our presenters will discuss building components and materials, construction techniques, pitfalls to avoid, and more. You’ll hear about factors that impact the cost of development, codes and restrictions that effect building, the bidding process, and more. 

Speakers: Jamie Lindau, Sales Manager, Trachte Building Systems; Jim Ponti, Regional Sales Manager, Janus International Group; James Bratton, CEO and Principal, MST Constructors Inc.; Mark Delgado, Design Director of Pre-Design/Planning, DCB Construction Co. Inc.; Jared Farmer, President, Farmer Facilities

  • $395 Early Bird by January 30th
  • $480 Advance by April 2nd
  • $580 Onsite after April 2nd

Tuesday, April 3 | 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Self-storage can be a simple business—until operators unnecessarily complicate it, creating unintended consequences. Our presenter will help you to understand several key legal issues at a deep-dive level, providing an intensive focus on lien-sale errors, tenant bankruptcy, vehicle storage (including outdoor), bailments and other actions that lead to high-risk legal exposure. Whether your operation is big or small, it isn't immune to lawsuits. Learn how to protect yourself from slip-ups that can expose your business to liability.

Speaker: Jeffrey Greenberger, Partner, Greenberger & Brewer LLP

  • $395 Early Bird by January 30th
  • $480 Advance by April 2nd
  • $580 Onsite after April 2nd

Tuesday, April 3 | 8:00 a.m. - Noon

Even minor adjustments to your self-storage facility’s Internet marketing can significantly increase the bottom line. While the battle for website traffic and higher search ranking remains important, today’s smart marketers are allocating extra resources to the “conversion game,” in which minimal percentage increases can result in tens of thousands of dollars in additional revenue. In this in-depth workshop, our presenters will teach you everything you need to know about online conversions including the “job” of your website; the depth of organic, local and paid search engine optimization (SEO); the potential of a strong marketing ecosystem; and the urge to follow marketing trends.

Speakers: Christopher Baird, CEO, Automatit Inc.; Chris Carroll, Marketing Director, Automatit Inc.; Joe Evans, Marketing Lead, Automatit Inc.; Stacie Maxwell, Vice President of Marketing and Training, Universal Storage Group; Kevin Romo-Leon, Marketing Communications Director, Automatit Inc.

  • $395 Early Bird by January 30th
  • $480 Advance by April 2nd
  • $580 Onsite after April 2nd

Friday, April 6 | 8:00 a.m. - Noon

This workshop is designed to help self-storage managers make the most effective use of their time and talents while managing a property to its maximum capability and yield. Brighten your current skills and learn new ones while our presenter teaches her 12-step process for successful site management! She’ll address topics including day-to-day activities and general facility operation, revenue management, customer service, marketing techniques for generating business and much more.

Speaker: M. Anne Ballard, President of Marketing, Training and Developmental Services, Universal Storage Group

  • $395 Early Bird by January 30th
  • $480 Advance by April 2nd
  • $580 Onsite after April 2nd

Friday, April 6 | 8:00 a.m. - Noon

The most successful self-storage owners and operators know how to hire the best people, establish the most effective policies and procedures, use the most profitable revenue-management systems, and continually add value to their assets. This intensive workshop shares the proven systems, processes and practices you, too, can use to better own and manage your facilities. Our presenter will share “the good, the bad and the ugly” behind storage operation and help you ensure your asset thrives in a competitive environment.

Speaker: Bob Copper, Owner and Partner in Charge, Self Storage 101

  • $395 Early Bird by January 30th
  • $480 Advance by April 2nd
  • $580 Onsite after April 2nd

Friday, April 6, 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

This workshop has been designed for seasoned self-storage owners and operators seeking to learn more about the legal issues affecting their business. Our presenters will discuss federal laws that impact storage operations including the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Fair Labor Standards Act and the Telephone Consumer Protection Act. They’ll also address issues surrounding the acquisition and disposition of self-storage properties, for example, how to manage due diligence and understand your ongoing liability risk when selling. In addition, attendees will learn how to choose between tenant-insurance programs and protection plans, and what to do in the case of an employee dispute or wrongful sale.

Speakers: Vince Toenjes, Counsel, and Scott Zucker, Partner, Weissmann Zucker Euster Morochnik P.C.

  • $395 Early Bird by January 30th
  • $480 Advance by April 2nd
  • $580 Onsite after April 2nd

Friday, April 6 | 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Staff selling skills make the difference between a good self-storage business and a great one. This in-depth workshop will guide participants through the process of creating a sales system that will boost conversions, raise rates, prolong length of stay and bolster the bottom line. Whether you’re a front-line manager, regional manager or owner, our presenter will help you achieve sales goals and improve revenue. This hands-on session will not only provide concrete selling strategies for various customer scenarios, it’ll help you create a selling system you can immediately take back to your office and put into action.

Speaker: Tron Jordheim, Business Development Manager, Store Here Management

  • $395 Early Bird by January 30th
  • $480 Advance by April 2nd
  • $580 Onsite after April 2nd